Welcome to the Animal Services Division Website!


The start of a new year is a time to set goals to improve your life for the year ahead. It’s also an opportunity for you and your pet to bond, develop healthier habits and discover new ways to live a full life.

Here are 10 easy New Year’s resolutions to help improve your pet’s health, happiness and the relationship you have in 2019.

Get More Exercise

Good Eating Habits

Quality Time

Veterinary Care and Wellness

Try Something New

Prepare For the Unexpected

Teach an Old (or Young) Dog New Tricks

Identification Update

Get in the Groom Groove

Be a Good Neighbor


Tulare County Animal Services Seeks Help Locating Vicious Dog Removed From Visalia Animal Care Center


Choco has been deemed a dangerous dog and a public health concern. Any resident who thinks they know the whereabouts of the animal is asked to contact Tulare County Animal Services.  Click here to contact Tulare County Animal Services.


Animal Ordinances and Commercial Kennel Minimum Standards

Tulare County Animal Services Division will be submitting to the Board of Supervisors, for consideration, proposed revisions to the County’s Animal Ordinances and new Commercial Kennel Minimum Standards.  The below links will take you to the corresponding documents.  You may submit your comments and/or recommendations, via email, at animalcontrolsupport@tularehhsa.org.

Draft documents below for the County's Animal Ordinances and the Commercial Kennel Minimum Standards were updated as of September 25, 2018.  The Animal Rescue Kennel Minimum Standards were updated as of October 8, 2018.

Click here to download the proposed revisions to the County's Animal Ordinances.

Click here to download the proposed Commercial Kennel Minimum Standards.

Click here to download the proposed Animal Rescue Kennel Minimum Standards.

Animal Services Outreach Meetings

Animal Services invites community members to review and comment on the proposed changes to the Tulare County Animal Ordinances at the two meetings listed below.

Tuesday, September 25, 5-7 pm  (Completed)

Pixley Elementary School, 300 N. School St.

Wednesday, September 26, 5-7 pm  (Completed)

Monson-Sultana School, 10643 Ave 416, Sultana

Click here to download the Community Outreach Power Point Presentation.